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France, E. Miller; insurance; born, Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 30, 1866; son of A. J. and Annie Ainsworth France; educated, Philadelphia public schools, and Pierce School; after entering business, took full course in telegraphy and shorthand at night school; married, Roslyn, Long Island, July 7, 1891, Alice H. Leys; one son, Leys, and one daughter, Helen; from 18 to 42, was telegraph operator New York Division of The Pennsylvania R. R.; three years stenographer and private sec’y, four years as see’y and treas. the Standard Wheel Co. (the Vehicle Wheel Trust), of Indiana; 1897, entered the life insurance business, spending two years in Indiana, then moved to Cleveland, and have continued the same business; general agt. The State Mutual Life Assurance Co. of Massachusetts; member committee of management, Central Y. M. C. A.; Mason, Woodward Cleveland Chapter, Cleveland Council; member Willowick, Euclid, Athletic, and Colonial Clubs.